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Violence and Involvement – The Electric Dionysus – (Part 3)

BDSM: Violence and Involvement – Some Tendencies of Electric Love

Frank Booth: “You receive a love-letter from me, you’re fucked forever! You understand, fuck?!” – the speeding car, the sucking on amyl nitrite, the constancy of the rage, mixing roles between Daddy, Mummy, the child and the adult, Frank Booth is Continue reading

Violence and Involvement: The Electric Dionysus – (Part 2)

Bataille: The Electric Dionysus

Georges Bataille was perhaps one of the first to feel the weight of this problem – the chaffing effect of mechanical reason on the instantaneous electric man. In his book on eroticism, Continue reading

Violence and Involvement: The Electric Dionysus – (Part 1)


“Your children will carry the burden of your failure
handing it on to their children
generation after generation
offending the Lord of Light
Lord of Reason
Bright Apollo
whose sanctuary you will destroy…

Now you believe.
Know and accept your fate.
Let others get wisdom
yours comes too late.” – Dionysus
(Euripides’ Bacchae – A New Version by Mike Poulton,pg. 88)

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